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Academic English 1 (ESLA10003)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeESLA10003
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Through the study of multiculturalism in Australian society, this subject develops students' ability to use academic English language. The subject is specifically designed for students who require intensive attention to their academic writing development. Its primary focus is on developing students' ability to structure an academic paper, develop an argument, make effective use of citations and draw conclusions. A range of other academic abilities are also developed such as critical thinking, effective reading, participation in small group work and oral presentations.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to write academic assignments fluently, accurately and appropriately;
  • be able to analyse academic texts purposively and critically;
  • be able to speak effectively in academic settings;
  • have participated actively in group work;
  • have developed an understanding of the development of Australia as a multicultural society;
  • be able to synthesise and organise material from spoken and written sources.

Generic skills

At the completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to synthesise and organise material from spoken and written sources;
  • be more independent learners.

Last updated: 31 August 2017